Visit the Stormwater page for information about stormwater management in Mebane. In addition, the City has formed a partnership with other local municipalities to educate about stormwater pollution. To learn more about stormwater and ways you can help, please visit www.StormwaterSMART.org
FAQ Topic: Property & Land Development
You will need to submit a zoning permit. Permit applications must include the following: a sketch or plot plan of the property with the location and dimensions of the proposed fence, and the distance to property lines measured a description of the height and material of the proposed fence Planning and Zoning Staff will review … Continued
Temporary events require both a fire permit to be reviewed by the Mebane Fire Department and a zoning permit to be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department.
Staff requires a two-week review period for all Zoning Permits, after it has been reviewed by the Inspections Department. The entire process takes approximately four (4) weeks. If a permit is denied, it must be reviewed again.
Sheds and other accessory structures such as detached garages that exceed 144 square feet require a building permit and a zoning permit. Permit applications must include the following: A sketch or plot plan of the property with the location and dimensions of the proposed shed and the setback distances to all property lines measured A … Continued
To schedule an inspection or to pick up an application, call the office of the Building Inspector at (919) 563-9990. Inspections must be requested the day before between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The permit number will be required to schedule the inspection. The inspectors are usually available between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., and … Continued
To apply for a building permit you must complete the application and submit it to the Inspections Department. When applying for a building permit you must provide a plot plan showing where on the property the structure will be located. In the event that city water and sewer will not be available, you must supply … Continued
The City has adopted long-range plans for development, transportation, bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and its historic Downtown. These plans can all be found here.
The Table of Permitted Uses in the Mebane Unified Development Ordinance will show how you may use your property, given its zoning district. If a use is permitted, it will be labeled with a “Z” in the Table; if it requires a Special Use Permit, it will be labeled with a “CC”” If a rezoning … Continued
Your property may be in the City limits or outside the City limits in an area called the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), where the City regulates land use and enforces the North Carolina State Building Codes but does not collect municipal property tax. The City provides its official Zoning Map in both paper format and online … Continued